Alaska's capital city is at the base of grand mountain peaks and on the pristine waterfront of Gastineau Channel in Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage. The gold rush history is rich, and the Tlingit and Haida Indian heritage is vast.
Juneau is the only state capital in the country not accessible by road.
With a population of 30,000, Juneau is Alaska's third largest city.
On June 21, the longest day of the year, the sun rises at 3:51 a.m. in Juneau and does not set until 10:09 p.m.
Juneau was the site of the first Alaskan Gold Rush.
Alaska-Juneau Mine was the most prosperous mine in the area, producing
$80 million in gold.
If you would like to know more about Alaska's capital, here are a couple of good websites:
There is some great shopping in Juneau and it is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains as this photo shows. Here are a couple of interesting shopping links for shops in Juneau: